ECC, St. Clair District Team Up on Pilot Program

Five St. Clair High School students will explore high-tech, innovative manufacturing through a pilot program that partners with East Central College and utilizes the college’s state-of-the-art equipment. The SCHS students are enrolled in courses through Project Lead The Way (PLTW) — a national, non-profit organization that provides computer science, engineering and biomedical science instructional programs. … Continue reading ECC, St. Clair District Team Up on Pilot Program

ECC Student Creates Mask Clips for Health Care Workers

Earlier this year at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, East Central College engineering student Joe Jasper saw a need that fit his skill set. Jasper, of the Leslie area, owns his own laser engraving business, “Creations with Character.” Back in March when people working in nursing homes, hospitals and other health care facilities began … Continue reading ECC Student Creates Mask Clips for Health Care Workers

ECC Humanities Fest

Part of the ECC Arts and Humanities Department (English, Communications, Spanish) hosted the first-ever Humanities Fest at East Central College. Poetry Troupe Poetry Alive! performed and held workshops for students and faculty, there was a speech contest, Spanish writing contest, and the winners from the English Department's spring Poetry and Research Writing Contest were announced. … Continue reading ECC Humanities Fest

Society Discredits Women

Israel Neely, Guest Reporter | “Credible” Adjective. “Offering reasonable grounds for being believed.”Merriam Webster. Adjective. “Worthy of belief or confidence; trustworthy.” Adjective. “Not able to be disproven by the end of the interview.”Urban Dictionary. “In a world…” begins the movie trailer. It’s spoken by a deep, throaty, masculine voice – a voice with authority, a voice with credibility. One is driven to believe this faceless man and whatever he has to say about this epic world. Viewers are ready for … Continue reading Society Discredits Women

Lewis’ ‘Abolition of Man’ Urges Against Improper Teaching

Erin Rose, Guest Reporter | C.S. Lewis is recognized, primarily by young people, for his fictional classics “The Chronicles of Narnia.” For many others he is acclaimed for his works on Christianity and philosophy. Lewis presented his readers time and time again with the subject of morals and living life as a “good man.” “The … Continue reading Lewis’ ‘Abolition of Man’ Urges Against Improper Teaching